Biogen on Tuesday set an estimated annual price of $56,000 for its landmark Alzheimer's drug, raising the prospect that the drug could soon become one of largest single drivers of Medicare drug spending. Here's what that could mean for Medicare, private insurers, and patients themselves.
Despite being linked to health issues including obesity and heart disease, highly processed foods account for more than half the calories Americans consume—but is it possible to become addicted to these foods? Here's what experts say, and how they suggest fighting your junk food cravings.
The United States is reportedly planning to purchase 500 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to donate to low- and middle-income countries around the world, and federal officials are reportedly in talks with Moderna to secure additional vaccine doses to donate.
Washington state officials on Monday announced the "Joints for Jabs" program, in which licensed marijuana stores in the state can offer free joints to anyone 21 and older who gets a Covid-19 vaccine at an on-site clinic by July 12, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Missouri, and Washington.